American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Informal A professor.
- n. informal A professor
“My film theory prof is going to eat this up for my terminator essay.”
“The prof is probably embelishing his end of it as well, but the fact is he never should have been arrested in his own home for this in the first place.”
“Pretty impressive research work for an econ. prof from a 3rd tier university!”
“Somewhere a former prof is ferally a-grin … EA now officially on The List.”
“William Bradford "disappeared" for a while after he resigned as an associate prof from the IUPUI Law School in”
“Last Night, The News Hour had some Econ prof from the U of Chicago who said it was a failure.”
“Current research in the liberal arts (the portfolio the English or sociology prof is tenured on) increasingly has almost no relevance to the general public or applicability to teaching or even scholarly merit.”
“To put it in context, the prof is teaching an American politics course.”
“I'm still not finished with the carrot posts, though - I just found out that my Psych prof is partial to the veggies too so I'm going to be trying out another cookie recipe (and hopefully posting the other one I've made) this weekend on breaks from writing my Communications and Food Service Management papers ... but at least I finished my G*d D@mn Computing assignment!”
“-- A law prof is renewing his call to limit laptops in the classroom.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘prof’.
I've noticed many, many words start with PRO and this is just a collection of them.
In an age of texting, it's better if it can be said shorter . . .
Words created by removing the end of a longer or original word. See also Fun with Aphesis.
honorifics. might park some formal titles here too until there are enough to spawn another list.
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